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Fundació Joan Miró 40th Anniversary by Mucho

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Branding and posters for Fundació Miró's 40th Anniversary by graphic design studio Mucho

Fundació Joan Miró is a cultural centre located on Barcelona’s Montjuïc hill. It was opened in 1975 as a place to encourage young artists to experiment with and exhibit contemporary art, and would allow the general public better access to new work of the time, which it continues to do today.

Fundació Joan Miró has a distinctive exterior structure of modular geometric prefabricated surfaces, extrusions, recesses and voids designed by Josep Lluis Sert. Although imposing in form it has at its heart a natural path that guides visitors through its spaces.

Graphic design studio Mucho worked with Anna Noëlle to develop an identity and campaign material that would help celebrate 40 years of Fundació Joan Miró. Drawing on the building’s structure, its cultural agenda and history, whilst also acknowledging its permanent brand identity through contrast, Mucho created a system based around a bold number set, picking out key dates within the history of the building, and derives visual impact through a juxtaposition of austerity and moments of celebratory expression.

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The Best of BP&O — July 2015

Curated by Richard Baird.

The Best of BP&O July 2015

Highlights this month have included Inhouse’s work on the book Blutopia and ECC’s 2015 Milan Report, Mind’s brand identity for jewellery manufacturer Gripoix, P.A.R’s work for eternal flower business Flora, and DIA’s brand identity for PR and management business Life Or Death. However, there were five projects that stood out and have made it into BP&O’s Best of Series, a feature that brings together the most interesting and unusual projects published on the site each month for another opportunity to be seen and shared.

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The Factory designed by Ghost

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Branding for Oklahoma City fashion store The Factory graphic design studio Ghost

The Factory is an Oklahoma based fashion retailer, inspired by the energy and attitude of the people of Manhattan, Los Angeles and Tokyo, that mixes streetware with high fashion garments, shoes and accessories. Think ripped jeans, vintage purse and Louboutins. Graphic design studio Ghost worked with The Factory to develop a brand identity concept, which went on to include logotype and logo applied to business cards, tags, packaging and signage, underpinned by the concept of the store and compliments its interior design.

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Gripoix Paris designed by Mind

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Branding for French jewellery manufacturer Gripoix by graphic design studio Mind

Gripoix is a Parisian costume jewellery manufacturer with a significant history, one that stretches back to the late 19th Century and the Art Nouveau period. Gridpoix’s pieces are created using a traditional kilncasting technique, known as pate de verre, which sees molten glass poured into a thin linear framework. This traditional process, and the period in which Gridpoix has its origins, formed the basis of its new brand identity treatment developed by graphic design studio Mind. This treatment included a calligraphic logotype and a monolinear pattern which extends across business cards, postcards, packaging, bags, website and a variety of print based communications.

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